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Saying goodbye to the blogging life, & top posts, viewing countries, et cetera – Tola Adenle

April 12, 2019

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Before saying goodbye to weekly essay writing for The Nation on Sunday which had metamorphosed from The Comet on Sunday in an essay copied to this blog on – https://emotanafricana.com/2014/11/11/a-letter-to-my-niece-the-writing-life-saying-goodbye-tola-adenle/ , And before going further, from reading the COMMENTS below came the idea that I owe you, my blog visitors and many who will follow […]

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We’ve come a long way … just not as in the old cigarette ad – Tola Adenle

March 30, 2017

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emotanafricana.com is six years old today, March 30, 2017! To put a little twist to an old friendly, albeit a deadly come-on Virginia Slims cigarette ad to young women: we’ve come a long way, baby! A few things to sing about follow these acknowledgments. Thanks to all my visitors – known and unknown – who’ve helped me […]

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Five years of blogging & top ten essays – Tola Adenle

May 7, 2016

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This blog’s first posting was on Wednesday, March 30. While I already had about a dozen essays written, the idea of using titles to lure readers as we used to do in old newspaper work when I started in journalism made me choose two that I believed would have readers scampering to my new website. […]

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TOLA ADENLE: “The tiny African girl with the big Afro” turns the big 7-Oh!

April 22, 2016

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REPLACEMENT FOR POST #1395 NOTE: The entire first post disappeared from my system & I do not know how it happened! The more I think I’m on top of these things, the less I really do know but at least now, I guess I can plead old age. If yours is intact, this is basically […]

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Tola Adenle: The “tiny African girl with the big Afro” turns the big 7-Oh! (See Post 14052, same title)

April 21, 2016

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Updated (March 2015) About Blogger, Tola Adenle

March 26, 2015

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Now that my two blogs are under one title, I’ve updated info about me.  A write-up published last week is noted at the bottom of this because it could not be sent out as the addresses on emotanglobal had not been migrated here. The link is below. By the end of April, I should be […]

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From my family to yours, Christmas and Season’s greetings – Tola Adenle

January 1, 2015

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And a 50th Anniversary of a Xmas photograph with Blogger and her favorite sisters, December 1964. Happily, we are still all around! Photo Credit: Ofei Dayspring, Akure.

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Adamolekun Family’s Homestead donated to Anglican Home Diocese – Tola Adenle

January 1, 2015

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On St. Stephen’s Feast Day, the St. Stephen’s Archdeaconry at Iju, Akure North of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion marked her Centenary Anniversary this past Christmas with more than the usual annual St. Stephen’s Day Celebrations. Honors were handed out to families of Departed church members who helped in the work of the early […]

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Blog remains open to readers but I’m off on vacation till January – Tọla Adenle

December 6, 2014

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Dear Friends & Visitors, Something to share from the Age of the Dinosaur! Xmas 1963 It’s amazing how time flies because another Xmas is already upon us! I’ll be off my beat for the rest of the year, and as we commemorate the birth of the King of Kings, here’s wishing my Christian readers from […]

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UPDATED ‘ABOUT BLOGGER’ – Tola Adenle

November 7, 2014

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By the way, this is the same ‘Me’ as the one in the ‘Profile’. TOLA. I am a wife, mother of four, grandmother of six, dragged to blogging by one of her kids but has been helped by all. This blog is the result of a monster error on my old blog, emotanafricana.com.   You […]

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